Rotate Updates MD-80 Pro for X-Plane

Screenshot 2020 04 16 Rotate MD 80 Pro

Rotate has released a small update to their MD-80 aircraft for X-Plane. The update brings small bug corrections along with improved compatibility with several add-ons such as AviTab and SmartCopilot. It also includes a few tweaks of the aircraft systems, namely an improvement of the auto brakes and the anti-ice system.


  • Added tablets and compatibility with AviTab.
  • Improved autopilot trajectory precision, allowing RNAV procedures not available before.
  • Improved compatibility with SmartCopilot plugin.
  • Improved compatibility with hardware controllers.
  • Improved auto brakes behavior during rejected takeoff procedure.
  • Improved anti-ice system.
  • Fixed CDT when running without audio hardware.
  • Fixed a bug in CRZ page.
  • Fixed sound error in outside views.
  • Fixed minor errors in some manipulators.
  • Fixed minor errors in some textures and animations.

The Rotate MD-80 is available on the X-Plane Store for a currently discounted $45, instead of the usual $59.95.

In case you missed it, Rotate is currently working on an MD-11 for X-Plane. You can find here our latest report about it.

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Guillaume can be found with either his head in the sky or on his legs running on the trails. He's a licensed glider and ultralight pilot and former Air France cabin crew along with 25 years of simming under his belt. He spends his nights reading and learning aircraft manuals and building his own home cockpit.
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